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While  he   was  returning  home\line \expndtw4 after his Indian expedition he was assassinated, as Justin\line \expndtw1\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'84\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0  ..   \sub 1{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw2 deposes, by his son and colleague (?)}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li554\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0\tx1994 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex99\expndtw-20\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 00\nosupersub  \super es{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw5 who has been rightly identified with}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li7\fi0\ri0\sb4\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex99\expndtw19\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Heliocles.\super 1\nosupersub  This event happened about 155 B,C, \expndtw7 and the unnatural youth is Alleged to have gloried so \expndtw8 much in his heinous crime that he even refused to give \expndtw11 a burial to the dead body. Tarn, however, does not \expndtw7 accept the tradition of parricide, or that Heliocles in\-sulted his father's corpse.\super 2\nosupersub  He was the last Greek king \expndtw8 of Bactria, for after Heliocles it was overwhelmed by \expndtw10 the Saka deluge from the steppes of Central Asia. Of \expndtw7 the many members of his line, whose authority was \expndtw3 confined to the valleys of Afghanistan and the Indian \expndtw12 border-lands, history has not condescended to record}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li245\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0\tx2034 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex99\expndtw1\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 .    . \loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'84\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0  .,{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw4 any thing except their names.    One}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li187\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\tx2153\tx3193 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw2\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 Anttalkidas{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw6 r    i{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\scaps a     \scaps0\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'95\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0  n -j        i}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qr\li0\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex99\expndtw5\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 or  them,   Antialkidas,  however, is}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li7\fi0\ri4\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex99\expndtw12\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 known from the Besnagar pillar inscription to have \expndtw8 sent his ambassador Heliodora or Heliodorus, son of \expndtw4 Diya (Dion), to the court of Kaslputra Bhagabhadra, \expndtw11 identified with the fifth Sunga monarch, Odraka, or \expndtw5 with the last but one, Bhagavata.\super 3\nosupersub  It is noteworthy \expndtw1 Amtalikhita or Antialkidas is described as lung of Taxila, \expndtw0 and his ambassador calls himself a \i Bhagavata\i0\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'97\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 worship\-\expndtw17 per of Visnu. Most of the coinage of Antialkidas,}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li4\fi385\ri0\sb238\sa0\sl-198\slmult0\tx508 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 1{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\expndtw7 According to Vincent Smith, the parricide was Apollodotus\line \expndtw10 (E.H.I., 4th ed.j p. 238).   According to  another story given by\line \expndtw7 Justin, Eukratides was killed by the Parthians.    Tarn disbelieves\line \expndtw9 the version of parricide.   He thinks that Eukratides was   killed\line by "a son of  one of the   dead  Euthydemid princes."     Was he\line \expndtw4 Demetrios II?   \i (G,B.I., \i0 pp. 220, 222).}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li4\fi385\ri0\sb4\sa0\sl-198\slmult0\tx508 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs20 2{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\i\expndtw6 G.B.I., \i0 p.  220.   The parricide is alleged to have driven "his\line \expndtw10 chariot wheels through the blood of his father" \i (E.H.I., \i0 4th ed.,\line \expndtw5 p. 238; Justin, xli, 6).}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li389\fi0\ri0\sb7\sa0\sl-198\slmult0\tx508 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex72\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 3{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\nosupersub\charscalex93\expndtw-1 See \i Supra.}\par }